Large wet slab near Cooke City

Wall Mountain
Cooke City
Code
WS-N-R3-D2.5-G
Elevation
9000
Aspect
N
Latitude
44.99780
Longitude
-109.97800
Notes

This natural wet slab avalanche on Wall Mountain outside of Cooke City failed near the ground. It was big- estimated crow size was 3-6' deep and 400' wide. Photo: B. Fredlund

Number of slides
1
Number caught
0
Number buried
0
Number killed
0
Avalanche Type
Wet slab avalanche
Trigger
Natural trigger
R size
3
D size
2.5
Bed Surface
G - Ground
Problem Type
Wet Snow
Slab Thickness
52.0 inches
Slab Width
400.00ft
Slab Thickness units
inches